Social Security Benefits


How much will I get?

Below are some examples of what you may be entitled to. However the rates do change from time to time. Please bear this in mind when looking at the amounts listed as some will increase accordingly as changes in the economy take effect. For the latest rates click on the link below. It will take you to the DSS - A to Z benefits and services index page. From there you can find out the relevant information that you require and the latest rates as they list them.

To. DSS A to Z Index Page.

Premiums; These are paid extra to normal rates. For example, if you are disabled and receiving income support, you should be getting extra per week. If severely disabled, extra as well.

Additionally, you can still be entitled to a carers allowance if you are offering support of some kind to another disabled person. Providing they are receiving the highest care component of DLA. The fact that you are disabled will not exclude you from this.Disability benefits

An important fact is claiming for DLA, as the extra disability premiums are automatic if you receive this benefit. The application for DLA is notoriously difficult and many are put off applying while many more are rejected because they do not know how to answer the applications questions. See our DLA PAGE for more information about this.

To know more about your entitlements and the sometimes hidden bits, phone Benefits Agency on 0800 882200 and ask for IS 20 (A guide to Income Support). The local Post Office will have booklets NI 196 and FB2 though you can also ask for these from the same phone number.Unemployment benefit

If you feel that you are not getting your full entitlement and cannot find the help needed or understand it at all. The number above can also help for further information. There are starting to appear self help groups and independent advisers who will analyse and take your case on for increased benefits. You can phone Citizens Advice Bureaux to see if they know anyone or click here to see a list of CAB's in UK

New Social Security rules for appeals.

The UK has a wide range of unemployment benefits provided by the Social Security ranging from income support to disability benefits. The National Insurance system supports the DSS social security and government welfare services. Increased money for the unemployed or on disability welfare system provided by Government to help all UK residents.
Social security benefits and unemployment money. Family credit and lone parent welfare benefits. Disability UK give full Social Security info on dss and ba government department.

Click here for latest ratesEnter the DSS computer Government Social Benefits for Disabled Back to the Top Disability Social Security PageHealth and Disability Benefits

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